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LAST YEARS OF NADIR SHAH        369

and Napoleon, the last great conqueror in Europe, both in
the extent of their conquests and in their deterioration of
character as a consequence of unbridled power. Had Nadir
Shah died after the campaigns in India, Bokhara, and
Khiva, he would have been the national hero for all time.
Unfortunately he lived to become justly hated by the nation
which he had saved from dismemberment.

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